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Strawberry Shrimp and Feta Salad

Strawberry Shrimp and Feta SaladRecipe courtesy of California Strawberry Commission.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon chopped shallots
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons water

2 cups (about 10 ounces) fresh strawberries, stemmed and quartered
1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
3/4 pound peeled and deveined raw shrimp
8 cups mixed salad greens, such as butter lettuce and watercress
4 ounces crumbled feta cheese
1 small cucumber, sliced (about 24 slices)

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Vinaigrette: In small bowl, whisk together ingredients for vinaigrette.
  2. Over gas or charcoal grill or in grill pan on stove top, grill shrimp 5 minutes, turning once, or until pink and cooked through.
  3. In small bowl, toss strawberries with 1 tablespoon of the vinaigrette.
  4. In large bowl, toss greens and onion with remaining vinaigrette to coat lightly.
  5. Divide among 4 chilled salad plates and arrange strawberries and shrimp on top of greens. Sprinkle with cheese and garnish with slices of cucumber, equally divided.

Makes 4 servings.


  • For a variation, substitute shredded smoked chicken for the shrimp.
  • Pre-cooked, shelled shrimp may be substituted for grilled shrimp.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 304; Total Fat: 17g; Cholesterol: 192mg; Total Carbs: 15g; Fiber: 5g; Protein: 25g; Sodium: 808mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of California Strawberry Commission. Used with permission.